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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Women's Health

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,478 6,768 68.9 67.7-70.0 2,710 31.1 30.0-32.3
-Eastern NC 3,221 2,313 69.5 67.6-71.4 908 30.5 28.6-32.4
RACE
White 2,097 1,554 71.6 69.2-73.9 543 28.4 26.1-30.8
African American 850 599 69.4 65.6-73.0 251 30.6 27.0-34.4
Other Minorities 13 6 51.4 24.6-77.4 7 48.6 22.6-75.4
AGE
18-24 209 35 14.6 9.9-21.1 174 85.4 78.9-90.1
25-34 521 109 22.0 18.0-26.5 412 78.0 73.5-82.0
35-44 566 369 66.8 62.1-71.1 197 33.2 28.9-37.9
45-54 580 524 89.7 86.4-92.2 56 10.3 7.8-13.6
55-64 537 514 96.1 93.8-97.6 23 3.9 2.4- 6.2
65-74 443 420 95.0 92.1-96.9 23 5.0 3.1- 7.9
75+ 350 331 95.1 92.0-97.1 19 4.9 2.9- 8.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 516 395 70.7 65.5-75.5 121 29.3 24.5-34.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,058 788 72.1 68.7-75.3 270 27.9 24.7-31.3
Some Post-H.S. 874 593 67.3 63.6-70.8 281 32.7 29.2-36.4
College Graduate 768 533 67.5 63.4-71.3 235 32.5 28.7-36.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 477 351 70.2 65.0-75.0 126 29.8 25.0-35.0
$15,000- 24,999 655 453 67.1 62.5-71.4 202 32.9 28.6-37.5
$25,000- 34,999 347 233 64.0 57.7-69.8 114 36.0 30.2-42.3
$35,000- 49,999 381 254 65.0 59.2-70.3 127 35.0 29.7-40.8
$50,000-74,999 311 223 72.6 66.5-78.0 88 27.4 22.0-33.5
$75,000+ 305 220 70.4 64.2-76.0 85 29.6 24.0-35.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,125 944 81.6 78.6-84.2 181 18.4 15.8-21.4
No 2,004 1,311 63.5 60.9-66.0 693 36.5 34.0-39.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 95 66 66.2 54.3-76.4 29 33.8 23.6-45.7
Non-Veteran 3,094 2,236 69.9 67.9-71.8 858 30.1 28.2-32.1
Currently Serving 32 11 42.2 23.7-63.2 21 57.8 36.8-76.3

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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